It's A Grind Coffee House Franchise

Coffee shop

Husband-and-wife team Marty Cox and Louise Montgomery opened the first It's A Grind coffee shop in Long Beach, California, in 1995. Locations feature a blues and jazz theme, and wingback chairs that allow customers to relax while enjoying whole bean coffees, espresso drinks, teas, pastries, muffins and bagels.

It’s A Grind is a specialty coffee house concept established in 1994 to
provide high quality gourmet coffee, espresso beverages, better for you
healthy cold drinks, range of home baked foods in a comfortable,
community-focused neighborhood environment.

Our coffee houses are independent, well connected and free spirited.

Our range of coffee credible merchandise and quirky trinkets and treasures
creates an It’s A Grind coffee house experience that promotes a free
spirited attitude.

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How much does it cost to open a It's A Grind Coffee House Franchise?

The investment required to open a It's A Grind Coffee House Franchise is between $173,150-$473,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $15,000-$25,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the It's A Grind Coffee House name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years
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It's A Grind Coffee House News & Press Releases

When did the first It's A Grind Coffee House open? 1995
When did It's A Grind Coffee House start Franchising? 2000

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 50 0 0 6

United States: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming,

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No Yes
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Third Party Financing Source(s): the SBA

Other Financing Source(s): SBA

Additional training as needed

Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, Regional advertising

40% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 12 - 15

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • General business experience
  • Strong people skills

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at It's A Grind Coffee House Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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    It's A Grind Coffee House
    Suite #803, 333 N Green Street
    Chicago, IL


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